The Town of Morinville is a growing community on the doorstep of Metro Edmonton. Developed on a foundation of rich heritage and culture spanning 100+ years, it offers an excellent quality of life with convenient access to all nearby big city amenities while retaining the characteristics of a vibrant and flourishing centre for the surrounding rural community.
The Town of Morinville is currently seeking a Full-Time Temporary Utility Operator I to join the Public Works team. Reporting to the Utility Team Lead, the Utility Operator I shall be involved in the day to day operation and maintenance of the Towns water distribution, wastewater, and storm water collection system and facilities.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Operate, monitor, and maintain the water and sewer/storm systems.
Monitor reservoir levels, pressure levels, incoming outgoing water flowrates, and alarm systems.
Perform sanitary and storm sewer maintenance (i.e. manholes, sewer flushing, residential service information gathering, and sewers lift station maintenance).
Ditch dredging and culvert replacement.
Install, maintain, and read commercial and residential water meters.
Apply equipment specific operation skills, techniques and procedures while operating municipal equipment, hand tools and sundry equipment in a safe and responsible manner.
Work is performed with exposure to outdoor elements.
Emergency response (water breaks, sewer back-ups, frozen sewer and water services).
Ensure reservoir levels are sufficient for resident and fire safe demands.
Assist with asset management data collection and condition assessments.
Participate in a rotating schedule for 24 hour emergency On Call response.
High School Diploma (equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered).
Minimum of 1 year experience in Utility Operations.
Class 3 Drivers License with Air Brakes.
Provincial Certification in Water Distribution Level 1 and Wastewater Collection Level 1 Certification.
Knowledge of the S.C.A.D.A system (Supervisor. Control. And. Data. Acquisition)
Standard First Aid and WHIMS certification; Confined spaces certified; Trench Safety; preferred (or the ability to obtain)
Physical ability and dexterity to perform a variety of manual tasks (heavy lifting, squatting, bending, twisting, and climbing).
Experience in operating various power and hand tools, and various heavy equipment.
Excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills, with the ability to comprehend and communicate detailed instructions orally and in writing are essential.
The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Criminal Records Check and Driver’s Abstract.